Quick and Easy Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Broccoli Casserole
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
353 Calories
21g Fat
28g Carbs
13g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 353
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 1437mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 25mg 124%
Calcium 256mg 20%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 347mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This simple broccoli cheese casserole is a combination of frozen broccoli, condensed soups, and cheese. Slivered almonds add crunch to the casserole. 

The original recipe called for "garlic cheese," which is no longer available. You may replace the Velveeta cheese with shredded mild cheddar (2 cups) if you'd like, or use Cheez Whiz in the recipe.

The perfect side dish for a holiday dinner, this broccoli cheese casserole is a great addition to any meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 10-ounces packages frozen broccoli spears

  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds (about 2 ounces)

  • 8 ounces Velveeta cheese

  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 10.5-ounce can condensed cream of mushroom soup

  • 1 10.5-ounce can condensed cream of chicken soup

For the Topping:

  • 1 cup breadcrumbs

  • 2 tablespoons butter

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat the oven to 375 F. Lightly butter a 2-quart baking dish.

  3. Cook broccoli in salted water until barely tender. Drain and place broccoli in the prepared baking dish.

  4. Sprinkle slivered almonds over the broccoli.

  5. Combine the cheese, garlic powder, and condensed soups in a saucepan. Place the pan over medium heat and cook, stirring, until the cheese has melted and the mixture is well blended.

  6. Pour the cheese sauce over broccoli.

  7. Toss the breadcrumbs with the melted butter.

  8. Top broccoli cheese casserole with buttered breadcrumbs and bake in the preheated oven until the casserole is bubbly and the breadcrumb topping is browned.

  9. Serve and enjoy.